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Willie Del Richardson

Funeral services for Willie Del Richardson, of Brookhaven, are Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven with burial at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be today, Nov. 6, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. also at Riverwood Family.

Mrs. Richardson, 86, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. She was born May 25, 1932, to Otto Beall and Mary Nell Izard Beall. Her great love was her Lord and her family. If there was something involving her children or grandchildren, she loved being a part. She was known to her sister, brother, nieces and nephews as DeeDye. She was the longtime kindergarten director for Easthaven Baptist Church where she also was a longtime member. She loved to read and watch Atlanta Braves on television.

She was preceded in death by her husband and soulmate of 66 years, John Richardson; parents, Otto and Mary Nell Beall.

Survivors are her children, Deborah Brady and husband, Steve, David Richardson and Jeff Richardson and wife, Veronica; sister, Glenda Sutherland, of Madison; and brother, Lynn Beall and wife, Betty, of Hazlehurst; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

If you would like to leave a word of sympathy to the Richardson Family, you may do so at www.riverwoodfamily.com.